Vitamin C

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Vitamin C from acerola extract (Malpighia punicifolia)

Overview

Acerola cherry is a plant that is native to tropical regions of the Western Hemisphere. It’s also commonly called the West Indies cherry, Barbados cherry, or just simply “acerola. The Acerola cherry contains vitamin C.


Mechanism

Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) is a powerful plant-based antioxidant from the Acerola cherry. Vitamin C is a natural solution for the optimisation of the energy production of the brain cells.


Benefits

  • Reduces fatigue and lifelessness
  • Contributes to a healthy energy metabolism

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References

  • Nowak D, Gośliński M, Wojtowicz E, Przygoński K. Antioxidant Properties and Phenolic Compounds of Vitamin C-Rich Juices. J Food Sci. 2018;83(8):2237-2246. doi:10.1111/1750-3841.14284
  • Prakash A, Baskaran R. Acerola, an untapped functional superfruit: a review on latest frontiers. J Food Sci Technol. 2018;55(9):3373-3384 doi:10.1007/s13197-018-3309-5

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